8 Best Places To Stay In St Davids, Wales - Updated 2022

places to stay in st davids
Rebecca
Rebecca 
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If you fancy a weekend surrounded by beautiful countryside, wrapped in history with just a sprinkle of mythical charm, then St Davids is for you. It might be the smallest city in the UK, but for culture, history and a warm welcome, it rates as one of the best. Brimming with character, it won’t be long before you have fallen in love with the enchanting city.

Thanks to the proximity to the National Park, it is ideally suited for exploring everything Pembrokeshire has to offer and is just a short distance from some of the best walks and beaches in the country, like Whitesands Bay and Newgale. Luckily you are spoiled for choice when it comes to accommodation, with a range of places on offer from hotels to cottages and unique character properties. These are just some of the places on offer that could well turn into your home away from home.

1. Crug Glas Country House (from USD 182)

If you’re looking for the perfect, opulent retreat in the heart of the countryside then Crug Glâs is the place for you. A 5-star country house set in a 600 acres park, the farmhouse offers guests sensational views of the unspoiled landscape and is ideal for a peaceful and comfortable break in North Pembrokeshire. Beautifully decorated, the stunning interior features luxurious rooms of different styles, ranging from contemporary to traditional looks. Sleep soundly in a four poster bed, or relax in your double-ended copper bath after a meal at their restaurant, which offers a taste of Pembrokeshire, through their locally sourced menu.


Crug Glas Country House

Wifi Available

Address: Crug Glâs Country House Bed & Breakfast & Restaurant
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms

2. Min-Y-Don (from 81 USD)

Min-y-Don flat is perfect for a family or group, looking for a comfortable and cozy bolthole in Pembrokeshire. The first floor flat overlooks the quaint village of Solva, just a short distance from St Davids and offers awe-inspiring views across the stunning St. Brides Bay. The self-catering apartment sleeps four and boasts an open-plan kitchen and living area, with a log burning fire. It’s a great base to explore the North Pembrokeshire coast, with Newgale Sand and Whitesands Bay only a short drive away or hit the coast path and take a walk up towards St Davids, where you can enjoy discovering the charms of the cathedral city.

Min-Y-Don

Price: from 81 USD

Number of Guests: 4

3. Ysgubor Llanferan (from 54 USD)

For a real Welsh experience, try Ysgubor Llanferan. The idyllic cottage is found in a working farm right on the coast, near St Davids. Just a short walk through one of the fields and you will find yourself on the beautiful Pembrokeshire coast and is an ideal location for those exploring the magnificent National Park.

The cottage itself accommodates four, with one master bed and a twin room and has a comfortable living area to relax in. Ty Blawd cottage adjoins the property and both can be booked if you need room for a few more. As it is a working farm, guests are advised to keep an eye out for machinery and animals and as the property is at the end of a track it advises sports cars won’t be suitable. Dogs are though and you are welcome to bring along your four-legged friend for the trip.

Ysgubor Llanferan

Price: from 54 USD

Number of Guests: 4

4. The Snug (from USD 138)

Located on the edge of the National Trust Waun Fawr, in the hamlet of Tretio, the picture-perfect Snug will charm any guest. Part of a former farmhouse, the self-contained two bedroom property is perfect for families or groups looking to enjoy a fun-packed weekend right in the heart of Pembrokeshire. Close to St Davids, the brightly decorated cottage has two bedrooms, one bathroom, open living area with an electric log-burning stove and includes free WiFi.

The Snug - St Davids
Saint Davids, Wales, United Kingdom
175 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfortable as was the sofa
laura’s cottage was welcoming cozy and beautifully presented
the snug is a wonderful cottage beautiful so comfortable and with everything you need
the snug is very beautifully decorated loved the stone walls and fire/heater in the living room
would recommend the meadow sustainable cafe that does a good veggie breakfast and runs community events
Cleanliness:
very clean and modern
very clean and comfortable
so clean and so comfortable
very pretty well-finished spotlessly clean cottage
the snug is immaculately clean with every detail considered
Host:
lovely hosts who were on hand
the host is very thoughtful and communicates quickly
laura was a fantastic host who greeted us promptly and even provided us with a lovely welcome basket
we loved our little welcome hamper from the hosts too
laura was a fantastic host who made us feel very welcome and was extremely helpful
Location:
ideally located within walking distance of st
great location easy walking distance into st david's
great place in a great location
a great house in a great location
the location is just a very short walk into st david's and perfectly placed to explore the area
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5. Welsh cottage in the heart of St Davids (from USD 226)

This recently refurbished three-bedroom cottage in the center of St Davids is a real find. The pleasing decor mixes modern and traditional styles that will help guests feel right at home and even has local finishing touch with rugs, blankets and cushions made in St Davids. The three-bed, two-bath property, boats a well-equipped kitchen perfect for whipping up a home-cooked meal after a busy day enjoying the delights of North Pembrokeshire. If you don’t fancy cooking, the restaurants and pubs of the city are just a short walk away and there’s even a rear garden to relax.

No.37 - Cottage in the heart of St. Davids
Saint Davids, Wales, United Kingdom
76 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice comfortable beds excellent base for daily trips out
this is a very comfortable and spacious unit with the bonus of an extra bathroom
a lovely cottage comfortable with lovely touches of care and ideally situated for local hostelries shops and transport
Cleanliness:
which was very clean and warm
a clean and spacious property which easily accommodated 4 adults and a baby
lovely clean well equipped cottage in great location
the cottage was clean warm and well-equipped for our family of four
excellent location spotless and everything you could want
Host:
matthew was an attentive host who was anxious to make sure we were happy
matt is a brilliant host
he was a great host and very responsive
matt was a perfect host and would highly recommend
matthew responded to any questions we had very quickly - a great host
Location:
great location close to city centre
it is completely central to st david's so everything is close at hand
great location in the heart of st david’s
amazing location and perfect property for us
great location near the restaurants pubs shops cathedral and the town square
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6. Twr y Felin Hotel (from USD 238)

Found on the outskirts of the village, surrounded by beautiful countryside and with views of the sea, Twr y Felin is the ideal place to stay while exploring all the delights St Davids has to offer. The spacious and stylishly decorated rooms are the perfect retreat after a long day relaxing and come with a host of amenities including free WiFi, a flat-screen TV and a coffee machine. With breakfast included, a bar and restaurant on site and a terrace offering views of the breathtaking countryside, you could happily stay here for your entire trip.

If you do venture out though, the hotel is ideally suited to explore the local area and is within walking distance of St Davids where there are a selection of restaurants, cafes and shops on offer and you can visit the famous Cathedral, the resting place of Wales’ patron saint who the town is named after. Or it is a 10-minute walk to the Pembrokeshire Coast Path and the beach at Caerfai Bay.


Twr y Felin Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Caerfai Road
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Golf course (within 3 km) Garden

7. The Captain's House (from USD 133)

It’s hard to forget you’re next to the sea at the Captain’s House, with the rustic and simple decoration taking inspiration straight from the beach. The guest house has a modern, bright feel and is perfect for those looking for a handy base during a visit to Pembrokeshire. The spacious and light rooms are finished to a high standard that is continued throughout the guest house, including the airy restaurant where guests can enjoy quality food in a pleasant setting.

With a bar, terrace, free WiFi and parking it has all the facilities you need to make your trip as comfortable as possible. There are also pack lunches on request, which are handy for any trips you may have planned during your stay. The house can be found right in the heart of St Davids, so is perfect for those looking for a central location. Shops, restaurants, and pubs are all on the doorstep as are the many sights of the U.K’s smallest town.

8. Craig-Y-Mor Bed and Breakfast

If a room with a view is what you’re looking for, you will struggle to beat Craig-Y-Mor. The cozy Bed and Breakfast has sea views out over the beautiful Whitesands Bay, a blue flag beach that is one of the best in Pembrokeshire. Nestled within the National Park, Craig-Y-More is just a few steps away from the Coast Path that stretches the length of Pembrokeshire’s coastline. The simple and welcoming bed and breakfast offers guests a bedroom and sitting room to relax in after a long day exploring.

Find a new home in St Davids

For whatever holiday you’re planning, St Davids has the perfect accommodation for you. From snug farm cottages with awe-inspiring views to elegant farmhouses with luxurious interiors, there’s something for everyone in the welcoming and unspoiled corner of Pembrokeshire. The one thing they do have in common is their own unique Welsh charm, so you know where ever you stay is going to be a once in a lifetime experience.

While St Davids is the perfect place to explore North Pembrokeshire, don’t be afraid to venture further a field. Beaches in the south, such as Barafundle Bay and Broad Haven South are not to be missed and why not visit the historic Carew and Pembroke Castles that have been witness to some of the most important moments in Welsh history.

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Online journalist and full-time traveller, Beca hails from the beautiful Pembrokeshire in Wales. Having lived in London for six years, she's left the UK to travel the world and share her...Read more

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